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FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
. the city on the brink of financial collapse and will soon lay off thousands of city workers to pay off bills. the total outstanding debt is more than a billion dollars. that is according to moody's investor services. joann watson, city councilmember, her comments are sparking controversy. she claims the president owes the city another bailout because they voted them into office. >> he went to washington dc and he came back home with some bacon. that is what you do. that is what you do. are people overwhelmingly supported him in the election. not just that, but why not? gerri: quid pro quo, bring home the bacon. very controversial. we are going to have one out in just a moment. but first, it could be a day of reckoning lawmakers in michigan considering changing the status to a right to work state, giving workers the freedom to opt out of paying union dues. we have the labor policy director for the mackinac center for labor policy. tell me what it is you're trying to do with this legislation. >> there are rumors that michigan can become the 24th rights work state in the nation. he gi
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 5:00pm EST
biggest city to file for chapter 9 bankruptcy. detroit mayor binge said the city will lay off 400 to 500 workers in the nexx few months. it will take a lot more than that to keep the city from going broke. we're joined by michigan senator rick jones. thanks for joining me, senator, do yoo think if they dot latest layoffs will it satisfy the milestones the city needs in order to get more state aid? >> it is gooddstart and but not enough. we have a city council totally dysfunctional. recently mayor bing asked them to come in, they said we're on holiday. it is unbelievable. melissa: you said they think they deserve a bailout. what makes you think that they feel? >> detroit city councill3 woman came on national tv and said, president obama, we all voted for you. it is time to bring the bacon. bail us out. that's outrage just. that folks think they can just spend money like no tomorrow and expect anybody else to bail them out. my constituents from mid michigan are saying no bailout. they need to fix the city theirselves. melissa: this is something going on all across the country. it is wh
FOX Business
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
. detroit on the edge of bankruptcy as city councilwoman with a rather direct, plain spoken solution saying it's simple. the city voted for obama. now obama must bail out mo-town, next. want to try to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! n we need a little bit more... [ male announcer ] at humana, we understand the value of quality time and personal attention. which is why we are proud to partner with health care professionals who understand the difference that quality time with our members can make... that's a very nice cake! ohh! [ giggles ] [ male announcer ] humana thanks the physicians, nurses, hospitals, pharmacists and other health professionals who helped achieve the highest average star rating among national medicare companies... and become the first and only national medicare advantage company to achieve a 5-star rating for a medica plan... your effortresult in the quality of care and service we're able to provide... which means better health outcomes... and more quality time to share with the ones who matter most. i love you, gndma! [ male announcer ] humana. ♪ lou:
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2012 12:00am EST
the way to extinction. they're completely banned in two cities. chicago wants to nix them. guess who is behind it? my favorite chicago alderman. i say stop the madness. but alderman joe moreno is here to disagree with me. even when they say it is a not it is always about money melissa: first let's take a look at today's market headlines. mediocrity apparently the reason to buy on wall street today. the november jobs report came in above expectations but the 146,000 jobs added is below average monthly growth for the past two years. that and 350,000 americans left the workforce. it all somehow added up to an 81-point gain on the dow. as usual the markets are making perfect sense. also more americans are finally waking up to the scal cliff. december consumer sentiment nosedid to a five-year high, because of fiscal cliff fears. a spike in taxes would leave a lot less money lying aroundor the iphone or ipad. shares of apple fell 2%. >>> thanks to a study by the department of energy the u.s. may be closer to approve natural gas exports. data shows it could improve th economy by $47 billion
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2012 9:20am EST
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FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 1:00am EST
not, huh? detroit council woman joanne watson asked for bailout for the cash-strapped city. the president heading there. >> ofourse not if you want to look up cronyism, and wikipedia, this is cronyism in live television. it's blatant. if she feels so blatant she can feel it this way, who are the people not on mv saying texts and messages, dear mr. president, if we bring home the bacon you'll bring home the bacon to us? this is an unfortunate exmple of the realities of this type of political process. >> brenda: well, jonas, didn't michigan, didn't detroit already get a bailout. >> yes, it was called the auto bailout. and before the election, unformer. two admistrations that d that. everyone wants a bailout and the president's going to get your votes one way or the other. question is coming up more broadly, right now new jersey and an other of states getting a huge one bause it was a cast catastrophe. >> and if it's beyond your control and-- >> the case is we ved for you, we get bailout. >> and on the other side, detroit is in a mui-decade collapse that is beyond the scope, it's almt like a
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 8:00pm EST
that they're facing, the and the time constraint, constraints that would be imposed on their city officials. >> it's true. you know what? a lot of ignorance on our side about this. for example, people say y can't have a nativity scene on public property. i was told that by the city of new york education department. you need to sue me. while you're at it sue the new york city parks department. on 11 blocks from here 59th and 5th, life-size nativity scene on public property not surrounded by cular symbols that is entirely legal. if i put it on the grounds of city hall that gives a certain governmental endorsement. i respect that endorsement. this is open to artists, musicians, cat licks, protestants and jews. they have the biggest menorah in the world. good for jews. atheists have on about lying to us. don't believe their nonsensers you cleaned that up. bill donahue, thank you very much. >> okay. lou: great to see you. have a very merry christmas. >> thank you, lou. lou: farmers unite, chickens prevail. epa pressured to ba down from horribly abusive is plan to regulate a west virgin
FOX Business
Dec 22, 2012 4:00am EST
city of new york education department. you need to sue me. while you're at it sue the new york city parks department. on 11 blocks from here 59th and 5th, life-size nativity scene on public property not surrounded by secular symbols that is entirely legal. if i put it on the grounds of city hall that gives a certain governmental endorsement. i reect that endorsement. this is ope to artists, musicians, cat licks, protestants and jews. they have the biggest menorah in the world. good for jews. atheists have on about lying to us. don't believe their nonsensers you cleaned that up. bill donahue, thank you very much. >> okay. lou: great to see you. have a very merry christmas. >> thank you, lou. lou: farmers unite, chickens prevail. epa pressured to back down from horribly abusive is plan to regulate a west virgina chicken farmer. why is that important? because the epa is backing down. up next, former homeland security director tom ridge joins us. colonel oliver north and former arkansas governor mike huckabee also among our guests. stay with us. deadly snowstorms sweeping across the mid
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am EST
example. but the new york city subway used to have posters written in spanish advertising a gay, lesbian domestic violence hot line. that's how fine grained it get in new york new york city on the subway pushi welfare programs. it informs and pushes them. >> but getting back to the porty program and they're pushing food stamps and welfare programs and they have a tendency to keep poor people poor. once you are on the dole it is hard tore get off. >> it is. incentives arerong. they encourage people to stay on it. it is it a growth crisis. economic growth is easy and if we get the policies right, a lot of these people get off of it and i agree with victoria that we have a welfare industrial complex. and in ordero keep these people on foodtamps, we got to -- >> and creating a sense of depeppedency from fdr and bill clinton and senators . this is not just republicans and conservatives. >> that is it a valid. if you want to reform welfare to resolve the problems that you are raising. they are valid problems . we will not mix it up b condemning people who need help right now because times are
FOX Business
Dec 3, 2012 6:00pm EST
the national football league. the kansas city chiefs linebacker spot and killed his girlfriend saturday before driving to his team's practice facility killing himself leaving behind his three month old doctor. shocked at the news his university of maine football coach said i am pressed to find a man who had more impact on his teammates and football family. he is truly one. great stories in the program's history. so what happened? here to shed light on nfl, former running back, super bowl champion, ricky waters. he is one of hundreds of players suing the league over head injuries and fox sports.com writer peter shrage. ricky, i will start with you. >> thanks, gerry. gerri: talk to us, ricky about the stresses on players and what it makes you do. it is just hard to imagine something like this happening. >> yeah. terrible, a terrible tragedy but yes there's a lot of pressure on players and there's a lot of stress. there is the pressure to perform at your best and to be the best every time you go out there on the field but also there's pressure to keep your job. there is always som
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 1:00pm EST
? >> baseball, he could not let blacks into the baseball. he had jackie robinson in nsas city, he saw all of the talent out there other people would not hire, they were punishing themselves for their racist acts and so, he with -- dodgers they won championships, cardinals did not hire a single black player until 1958, and they lost their championship. john: people hired black players because it was good for says. >> good for business. john: at the time government was racist. d forcing jim crow, and southern businesses fought that? >>yeah, you know, government was branch rookie's problem, he had to escape the government of missouri to go to new york city with the brooklyn dodgers, down south, companies like pepsi who advertised to black consumers,. john: we have some pictures of that. they were doing it when it was illegal according to the government? >> yep. john: to share 3e pepsi at the lunch counter. >> these ads came out before people knew who martin luther king was. john: because pepsi wanted to make money. >> they were nearly bankrupt, they said, coke will not sill to negro consumer
FOX Business
Dec 18, 2012 3:00pm EST
jumped to? >> well, great concern about the whole economy of the city, the unemployment rate, business continuity, and the country for that matter. what we're looking at, the potential that we could go over the fiscal cliff and jump quickly into a global recession, double the reception -- recession. liz: would you say 11 plus%. >> absolutely. liz: now, let me just explain what you do. you deal with a lot of ceos, get them in discussions and conversations to find out what it is they need to flourish in this city, state. >> number one is to, for washington to get its act together, come to a bipartisan resolution of our huge debt situation. accumulating debt at the rate of $3 billion a day. at this rate we are going to drive this nation into the ground, and we are going to create a horrible economic future. liz: you are part of the fix the debt campaign. many ceos on this fix the debt campaign group. so many of them here in new york as well, but what would you say if i said to you that the solution may, perhaps be that higher income folks will have their taxes hiked disproportionately dep
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 11:00pm EST
reulations. businesses are confronted at the township and city level. >> here in chicago, you need 161 licenses to open up the business. >> if you open up a job shop, you have to have a license to give them a bath. it's ridiculous. whcan't we consolidate some of these things and reduce the bureaucracy? it isn't about the people collecting anything but a paycheck. neil: they must realize that the more they push this, the more it it endangers the economy and their very jobs are online. >> you would think so, when you? there is a lot of evidence that says those people inside the beltway are living in a bubble. washington dc is the only city in the united states that has had taken continuous growthh >> what about when gas comes down? >> you have a gas situation where you have $4000 and their wages have only gone up about 1%. was coming up, where is the thing going to? >> it leaves cut taxes. >> i'd like to see taxes go down and someone say america is great. let's do everything we can to eliminate obacles to success vmax my next guest says that regulations are really killing business. we ha
FOX Business
Dec 15, 2012 6:00am EST
his history. >> let's look at the cover of the tabloids in the city. america weeps. the president of the united states spread a couple of tears in the briefing room yesterday. slaughter of the innocence and a picture you saw a lot of yesterday from the patch -- rather the b in new town where the police officer leads the children single file out of sandy hooks school. >> so many horrific things but the worst there are 20 kids dead between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. there were clues he was capable of doing this. >> there will be an update at 8:00 this morning with authorities. >> peter doocy is live with the details. >> tell us what you have learned overnight. >> allison, we learned that the medical examiner's office has been working all night long inside sandy hook elementary school. they are trying to have the 20 children and 6 adults who were murdered inside yesterday during school identified by today. the killer who carried out the sick triem adam lanza murdered his mother before he came here. most of the deceased were found in two classrooms at a school most parents thought w
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 1:00pm EST
city jumping on the company's nasdaq baidu. -- debut. they had initial backlash that the price is too high. they lowered the price from previous range of 13 to $15. >> catch the 4:00 p.m. hour when liz claman interviews solar city chairman elon musk and lyndon rive. >>> mortgage rates fell last week dropping to near record lows. according to freddie mac, average rate on a 30-year mortgage, 3.32%. that's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: house speaker john boehner today trying to shift the fiscal cliff debate back to, spending. here is what he said earlier today. >> here we are, at the 11th hour and the president still isn't serious about dealing with this issue right here. it's this issue, spending! now you go back, i want to talk about polling, most americans would agree that spending is a much bigger problem than raising taxes. they want us to deal with this, in a responsible way. lori: just shortly after that fox news's ed henry trying to get a comment from the president on the fiscal cliff negotiations about the issue that john boehne
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
who bought the weapon and give it to somebody else. in new he was under -- the virginia courts city is a danger to himself in this community and it is able to buy a firearm. the complexity of the issue calls for rational discussion. lou: thanks for being with us. president obama's first callll after winning his second termter went to president bill clinton. hey, what happened to governore chris christie? former clinton special counsel wnd steven haze of the weeklye standard dryness. the boys use capital one venture miles for their annual football trip. that's double miles you can actually use. tragically, their ddy got sacked by blackouts. but it's our tradition! that's roughing the card holder. but with the capital one venture card you get double miles you can actually use. [ cheering ] any flightanytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. what's in your wallet? hut! progressivive direct and other car insurance companie yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but theye here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them
FOX Business
Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
industry suffered the biggest drop thanks to superstar sandy. atlantic city's casino revenue slipped nearly 28%. each of the city's 12 casinos reported declines with for down for a month. we continue our "countdown to the closing bell" with liz claman. liz: the fiscal cliff talk is everywhere, always good to be hearing about lately, but is there really something else that can be bubbling under the surface that could send the market into a tailspin that we should be talking about now? join me in a fox business exclusive, 2003 nobel laureate in economics and nyse will institute director. he has a whole institute for volatility. spotting risk. we thought let's bring you in and talk about noo the fiscal cliff of the three hidden risks people should be talking about but aren't. how did you identify them? >> there are lots of things people worry about, but which of the really big ones and what kind of a timefram time frame ae talking about? decade?out next week or next we talk about the big risk to have to look further in the future. liz: the next year or so? 20 years, 50 years perhaps. nu
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 8:00pm EST
to stop in the city. frankly, it encourages young people like me who will have to pay for stuff like this and our future, pay the interest payments for this type of baloney. tom: where are the young people. you know, the and people turned out to vote in november. yet your generation is going to be the one that puts -- foots the bill for all of this. where is a screaming? >> talking to young people. frankly, our organization and a few others i1 of the few organizations talking to young people who are conservative. many debt more conservative talking to young people, explaining these issues, going to college campuses not being afraid to get a college campuses demagogy and communities. right now we read them -- of, that's the liberal environment. we can't go there which is why we're losing that battle. tom: the conversation takes place to sit connect the dots, listen, we thought we voted for this inspirational person. yet all we are getting is more debt handed to us. again, i repeat that republican and democrat plans to solve the fiscal cliff have nothing, are not reducing the defi
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2012 9:00pm EST
country. number five, the mayor's christmas tree in kansas city, missouri. 100 foot tall tree in the city. not bought but grown by the mayor himself. way to go. number four, the christmas tree at the grove in los angeles. they may not have a white christmas but they certainly have the spirit thanks to 110 foot white fir adorned with 10,000 lights and 15,000 decorations. number three the outlet mall innthem, arizona. the 112-foot tree is decaded with two miles of lights and more than 3000 onaments. took 14 workers to put up the tree probably wes and weeks and weeks. number two the victoria village in fern dale, california. 1557 foot tre still growing. the fire department deck rates the spruce at the end. main street. number one tallest christmas tree in the country. the tree at eur d' alene in idaho. gorgeous. makes it easier. feet tall. the star alone is 10 feet tall. the rockefeller tree in new york city is 9th tallest, only the 9th at 74 feet and it is big. it is big. we'll be [ male announcer ] at scottrade, we believe the more younow, the betteyou trade. so we have ongoing webina
FOX Business
Dec 19, 2012 12:00am EST
, makes it rain while other cities are going broke the mayor is here to share what they are doing right. she also has some advice for the federal government. clearly they need it. i can't wait for this. "piles of money" and good sense coming up. ♪ . melissa: a now for multibillion-dollar bet on natural gas, the south african company is putting lot of money where their mouth , spending up to $14 billion to build the very first gas to liquids plant ever in the u.s. company execs believe nat-gas will be the dominant fuel source in the next 50 years. while oil becomes scarcer, more expensive. to break it down the publisher of energy magazine. rick, great to see you again. thanks for coming back to the show. >> thank you very much. melissa: what do you make of this? we heard a lot of about liquifying natural gas and even using that for transportation so what make this is difrent? >> well the difference is, this is a low-sulfur fuel. it is a lot cleaner. so it is, the product, once it is online will be used by other producers that have to export their product because the sulfur content is s
FOX Business
Dec 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
to market now. will that help? >> the problem is it is really a tale of two cities. you have fha making bad or high risk loans. 40% are subprime. were they have debt ratio in excess of 50%. that is the bad amount. they are using the good to average out the bad. the problem is i just released a study that shows that in working-class neighborhoods, with incomes below the median, these neighborhoods are suffering from extraordinarily high if all levels for the 2009 and 2010 year. tracy: they need the bad loans to cover the good ones? >> they should not be doing the bad ones. they need to make responsible that once top. fha is a financing failure in these working-class neighborhoods. tracy: i hope we can figure out a way to wrap this up. it's a pleasure to have you been i think you. tracy: here is our question tonight. should executives of bailed out companies make six-figure salaries? logon and vote on the right-hand side sure the results of your the end of tonight's show. a lot more still to come, including the cost to consumers because of obamacare. it just keeps rising. one of th
FOX Business
Dec 14, 2012 1:00pm EST
the city. i think what is good is his perspective, what he is really known for. he kind of understands this sort of guts of these banks and why so many people want to hire him, because he is good on tv, explains things well. investors liked hearing from him, and he is a guy that could call a jamie diamond and get him on the phone. >> when j.p. morgan state chase. >> the name is escaping me. adam: the point you make, when they had the problem, we interviewed at eight. >> and he can, and get him on the phone. the sweepstakes is coming to an end. i can't tell you exactly when, but to reiterate the news, from what i understand, a very advanced talk to sign this thing adam: investors have a lot of skin in the game involving the fiscal cliff. has this been priced in? i'm hearing that they still think there will be a deal. >> investors do. the market, we should point out, the market has priced in the fiscal cliff. i talked to see as a lot. they are starting to get increasingly worried about this thing. they're telling me that the market may president and the but the really think t
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm EST
. he looks at me and goes, this is new york city. you might want to gt that. i know lou: 98% of the prospective buyers will be liberal. >> take everything and put it in the chest and we buried in the ocean so no one will ever find it. lou: and it is striking when you refer to fox as the death star. talking about the death star as overwhelming all of those left wing that works we will call them. and it is really true. you get one of two reactions, at least i have. you work for fox and the other is thank god you work for fox. by the way, the latter reaction is the one that is 80 percent the time, at least. >> you will run into people that are not fans of fox and all it takeis about five minutes before you realize that they have never watched it. they will see something on a og or it will hear something and the assumption is, that is the enemy. are. lou: your book, at various points, conveys the sene that you would like tobe in a drunken aze, a significant portion of your time. we all know better, but i have to give you credit. the juxtaposition in one sentence is hard to d. >> that wa
FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am EST
tenths of 1%. back to you. dagen: thank you. connell: the city of indianapolis taking its fleet of vehicles green. dagen: first, some of today's winners on the nasdaq. ♪ dagen: going green, that is what indianapolis is aimed to do. no gasoline. we have the mayor of that city joining us now. why do this now? >> this has always been about national security to me. it is about keeping our troops home more. it is about as stopping spending so much money. about losing leverage and diplomacy. that is really why we are doing this. dagen: according to the international age, we, the u.s., will be the world's biggest oil producer and we should be, virtually, self sufficient when it comes to energy independence. why not just stick with good old gasoline. you can do that but there is demand for oil. there will still be a lot of money heading towards those countries that would do us harm. a lot of those countries want to do us harm. when you look at the world wide oil demand, that is really something we have to look at. lots of money would go overseas to people that would do us harm. dagen: wh
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 1:30am EST
and eating, hey, the a city i south dakota fine people eating behind the wheel. >> charles, you say it has to go? >> pretty soon we'll be fined for driving while driving. and it's a way to get money, ridiculs. >> neil: this is one town that won'tee cavuto passing through soon. thank you. ben, what do you thinof it? >> cooking while driving. (laughter) and i think setting the table while driving. but eating potato chips, pop corner, peanuts? that's illegal? that's insane. >> neil: i was trying to reason this out, dagen, becaus just seemed like-- you can't use your cell phone in a lot of states now because it's a huge distracting. >> and texting. >> so, maybe thas the next step. >> i don't have a problem with this, actually, if they need to raise money-- >> get skinny. >> and you show up and you don't have-- >> and fat people have a problem with it. >> and you don't have potato chip crus on your lap, ben, when you arrive to see who you're seeing and don't have a sticky steering wheel, i'm done. >> neil: i'm not going to touch that. >> the sticky steering wheel? >> gasperino? (laughter) >
FOX Business
Dec 1, 2012 10:00am EST
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FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am EST
: more good news for recovering the housing market. home prices in the 20 city index grew 4.3% from a year ago. chicago, new york were the only two cities with negative returns and october. starbucks urging washington to come together on the fiscal cliff. literally. the ceo is building employees that all d.c. area employees should write things on the cops. they want to serve as a rallying cry. of course, that is also a marketing ploy. you can get there from here and faster than ever. service begins today on the world's fastest high-speed rail line. in china, of course, that here. it runs from beijing to southern china. it tops out at 186 miles per hour. compare that to amtrak, they travel at top speeds of 125-150 miles per hour. but that is rare. 150, when, show me, amtrak. commodities are having a very bumpy ride. taking a look at oil. something we do not like to see if you drive a car. jeff flock has a very latest on this. jeff: a slow day at the cme. this is the euro dollar option pits. though oil. is very active. let's put up wti to start with. up over two dollars, up over $90 r
FOX Business
Dec 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
created less than 500 jobs. not so good. >>> solar city is postponing its ipo the solar installer was supposed to price yesterday and make its public debut today. details for the delay have not been closed. solar city was seeking to raise $151 million. >>> the fed cracking up the stimulus, cranking up the stimulus knob to full blast. it is dropping $45 billion a more a month on u.s. treasurys. inflation and ballooning balance sheets be damned! i can't keep track anymore of all the it tried to jolt the economy into recovery with very little to show for it i might add. is it time to call in the fed busters to stop ben bernanke from messing with our economy? i like that. joining me nariman bear verb, ihs chief economist and steve moore from the "wall street journal" steve, seems like you are the guy that likes our ghost buster, fed buster guy. >> i was shocked by the decision. is this qe inifiti we're on right now? melissa: i don't know. >> we've had such a huge deluge of liquidity into the market. and the fed, a lot of people know this that the fed already owns about a trillion dollars
FOX Business
Dec 16, 2012 2:30am EST
country which has thee most stringent gun control laws of any city in the country, and that's madness. >> it is madness right now. i an, dc, in this city, proven that gun bans don't decrease crime, but increase crime. gun bans, lou, make law-abiding citizens less armed and criminals armed who don't buy by the law. the guns criminals use don't get them at gun shows; they are legal guns they use. lou: the idea that gun control is the solution, the response, and the fact chicago, the murder capital of the world, people are reagenting and not talking about why are we not protecting our young,our vulnerable in public schools. why not securi? they could be volunteers, paid security officers. they could be police, law enforcement officers. why not that discussion? >> i don't like the response at all, but something like this happens, the media says what can we do to stop this right now? that's the natural, i think, instincts on the democratic side. i'm not for gun control, but what happened today was such a horrible -- >> don't we have to have a dialogue about it? >> exactly. what -- i don't
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
, stretching all the way to the eastern seaboard. if that city is socked i there's where the flights are canceled. it's a serious storm. you might have mentioned six people were killed, mostly people who elect to get out on the roadways. these are states like iowa, indiana, central illinois, where more than a foot of snow came on down. all those people who made it to destinations for christmas are trying to get home. beeen them and home is snow, ice, and gusts up to 50 miles an hour. this is a storm tt wpped up tornadoes, 34 in the southern united states. places like churches, fortunately they missed midnight mass. we had several churches destroyed. a lot of structures were destroyed by the force of this storm. hundreds of thousands of people are without power and the storm is still at work steaming up to the eastern seaboard. >> from chicago to philadelphia where 150 flights have been canceled at philadelphia international alone. victoria, the airport spokesperson, the latest on the status? >> hi, we've had upwards of 200 flhts canceled today as a result of the weather here and else
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Dec 30, 2012 8:30am EST
more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it findone, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all youeed is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. start saving at citi.com/pricerewind. >> home not so sweet home? the white house is said to be looking into expanding a mortgage bailout program to include borrowers with loans not backed by e federal government. this coming, as the housing market is showing more signs it's slowly recovering i very own. charles, what will be the impact? >> well, here is the thing. i just found amazing that the same government that was ushered into office by pulling out wout's recogniz-- wall street's reckless behavior. not only homes not backed by the the federal government, but homes deeply underwater. i'd like to see the private industry in this mor and loved to see the home prices hitt terra firma earlier, but there's a certain desperation out there. we sort of housing hit terra fma, but millions
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Dec 17, 2012 7:00pm EST
choice do we have? >> reporter: today, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg, mocked the idea the fiscal cliff could distract from the ability to come together on gun control. >> if congress and the president can't focus on two things on once, who on earth did we elect? >> reporter: in 20 # 11, the president made vows in tucson and wrote an op-ed noting it was time to finally stop gun violence adding, quote, like the majority of americans, i believe that the second amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms, and, in fact, my administration has not curtailed the rights of gun owners, but expanded them. carney was pressed to name one action the president has taken since then. >> i refer you to the justice department for specifics, but we have taken steps specifically on background checks to make the system thorough and complete. >> reporter: what might be difference after this tragedy is the children involved, making it more difficult for the national rifle association to stop action. today, two central democrats with ratings by the nra said for the first time they are op
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Dec 25, 2012 7:00pm EST
slowly but surely pushing closer to control of the capital city of damascus. we will take all that up there with the fox news military analyst, new intelligence report that concludes america's time as the lone superpower is nearing an end. john negroponte joins us to discuss our nation's future as a superpower and the challenges we surely face. and president obama ignoring immigration reform in the first term only a matter of time before he makes new proposals should republican party takes the lead on the issue. when will it be enough to lure latino voters in that is their purpose. egypt is worsening. clinical crisis shows no signs of easing as the new muslim brotherhood leadership tries to silence opposition. so far the obama administration is trying to play both sides respecting the countries efforts at democracy at least in the opinion of the administration, meanwhile predicting individual freedoms. but how it will all play out is uncertain. loyal to the regime are using scud missiles. the move representing a sharp escalation in the two-year-old conflict at which more than 40,000 p
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Dec 3, 2012 10:00pm EST
a bystander. visit stopbullying.gov. lou: the weekend murder suicide committed by kannas city linebacker left the nfl community and the country just grasping for answers as to what was going on in this amendment. a great tragedy. the sixth nfl player in the past two years to take is on life. six nfl players raising the questions about traumatic brain energy, the nfl, and what is going on. joining us to help understand as best we can what happened and what we should be thinking about your as citizens, parents and family members and friends, ychologists and professor and psychotherapist. let me start with the fact that this was such a -- i mean, he apparently sh his girlfriend nine times. i mean, this is just an unbelievable. his friends to my teammates, coaches, no one tbelieve he had done it. >> but this was also someone who was abusing alcohol and rugs who may have had a brain injury, although i would say the probably the abuse of alcohol and drugs can make a depression re profound to make him ore out of touch and more desperate. it. lou: a number of people and commented abou
FOX Business
Dec 25, 2012 11:00am EST
reformers who thinks city schools are terrible because of union. >> the test scores is not what we choose to focus on the. >> i know my kids are learning when i look in their eyes. >> give me a break. over my dead body. >> a few years it -- unions are mad because the chargers can fire the bad teachers. what is wrong with that? >> this actor says teachers need tenure. >> why have it? most physicians do not. >> but now there is good news some schools where teachers can be fired kids learn. >> give us over schools and the rare in america we will outperform the other schools in five years. how good our charter schools? >> unions say they are four problem kids. >> up until now the adults have run the show and make us stupid in america. school spending has tripled over the past 40 years. three sped much more than other countries but what do we get? student learning? no improvement. look at it. there is the line. 40 years the scores have been flat much more money no improvement that there is good news and around america very cool things are starting to happen. >> school is boring. >> knol
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 5:00pm EST
time was twrept hours between the two cities. now it only takes eight hours. will we ever see something like this in the united states? julie, do we need it? is it relevant for high-speed rail in the united states? >> for those of us who ride the corridor for every stuck up. adam: faster sometimes to go on the regular train. >> i love this. apparently if we had the high-speed rail, new york to d.c., god knows why you want to go to d.c. under hour which i love. americans love their cars. adam: bingo. >> china doesn't have competitive airline industry. we've got rival airlines that make it cheaper. adam: study said, i recall this a year ago, pointed out putting money united states is investing in high-speed rail into fixing our highways and creating different kinds of fueling spots, if you want to go electric would be far better use of the money than building high-speed rail. >> exactly. >> we have transportation trust fund's cross this country are broke. new jersey, for example, broke. you can't fix the roads. before we even get, i'm -- >> as for china also, you tell me. this i
FOX Business
Dec 11, 2012 11:00am EST
the bid west. the slow-moving storm dumped ten and a half inches in just 24 hours. the twin cities have seen almost as much snow already has all of last winter. a 31-year-old man is shot, execution style, while walking down the street yesterday. police are now looking for two suspects. medics rushed the victim to the hospital where he died. defense attorneys for. to asking a judge to and gps monitoring. those are your headlines. dagen: thank you. british banking giant agreeing to pay almost $2 billion. more than $1.9 billion. a record amount for a allowing money laundering to go on for years. this is the largest penalty ever paid. it is a nonprosecution agreement. if it changes its ways it will not be prosecuted. if you think the government is draining your wallet, you may want to take a closer look at those people around your house. what they are carrying around and using. i am talking about apple products. households spend an average of $450 on those devices in 2011. nearly tripled the amount in 2011. analysts are calling it an apple tax. no, it is just, you are spending money on
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Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
refills at advaircopd.com. liz: we've been telling you the headlines. big banks like citi, bank of america, uba announcing job cuts by the thousands. that number could rise as technology replaces the traditional bank teller. our next guest says the dynamics of bank branches are shifting. they ought to get on board with video banking which is just what his company provides. ugenius founder and ceo willl3 join us. is this like skyping with my teller? what is this. >> that is a as good a description. this is the ability for a teller to see and talk to the customer but the teller is located in video call center as opposed to being inside the branch. it has huge benefits from cost efficiency standpoint from the financial institutions. liz: you make the software. you make the hardware. if i'm a customer how do i use it? >> you go up to a device and press the start button. liz: a device you provide? >> exactly. liz: so i would have to buy it? >> exactly. liz: the financial institution representative comes up on the screen and asks what type of transaction they would like to do while at the machin
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Dec 11, 2012 9:20am EST
taxes in that city. you might not like the administration of government, you might not like -- you will pay city taxes or you can move out of the city. you can change the process and get involved in the same way -- stuart: i understand point. [talking over each other] stuart: voting to make michigan a right to work state. that is the democratic process. that is what is happening here. >> these people on lawfully legally expressing their opinion today. we have a mess on our hands. stuart: let me throw this that you. in the last ten years the employment level, the number of jobs in right to work states has gone up 10%. the employment level in non right to work states like michigan has gone 1%. don't you think there's something to be said for being right to work in terms of getting more jobs to your state? good jobs at a toyota or honda? >> there is no more pro-business mayor in the state or the country but i can tell you as you know as a business reporter there tweet types of lies, lies, damn lies and statistics. i didn't make that up but i can show you statistics the other way that
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 9:20am EST
country and dumping inches of snow in some cities, actually feet in some areas. roadways in the northeast covered with snow, again, two feet of snow in some areas. big delays in a lot of airports. big headaches for holiday travelers, that storm is blamed for the at least six deaths. if congress and the president can't come up with a plan and we dive on that fiscal cliff, look what would happen to the average federal taxpayers, the average taxpayer is roughly 50,000 bucks a year and that person would pay a extra, 1238 per year in taxes. in fact, every taxpayer would pay more if we go over that cliff. clearly, that would be a hit to the overall economy. and who is going to get the blame for that. noel clemente is here. i've got to believe that the republicans will get the blame for this, do you agree? >> right now, it's hard to say, because the house is the only body in washington that's actually passed anything to deal with the taxes, to deal with the spending side. fiscal cliff, they've passed bills and right now, no matter what the public blame may be, the fact of the matter is
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Dec 19, 2012 11:00pm EST
out there assessing the damage, and trying to tell the state and city. neil: what do they do run around with clip boards? >> they do, they have clip boards, and they bac back flappg with politicians,. neil: what do you do with the femafficials? >> we don't see the officials, we see the rep they are holed up in a trailer making decisions on what next person they will appoint to what next task force. but people are not getting any help. and what i can tell you, that there one guy who i think has a good solution, new york state senator, andrew lande, he reached out the me today, said, john, i need you and i need you to find me guys like you on the ground i can bring civilians into this task force, give us ideas where we need help, and what we can do with this money when he get it. how -- >> we're channeling it through washington, and the agents and regional heads then to staten island, then jersey shore pennies on the dollar by that point. >> the smit sitting son -- smithsonian roof, and the alaska fisheries. >> they need them. >> but people need heat, we need others to rec mysel re
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Dec 4, 2012 4:00pm EST
years saw 4,000% growth, correct? >> yes. listen, we have, we launched the music city this year. we launched two music cds this year. both went platinum. clothing line will sell 3.5 million units. not dollars. pieces of apparel in the website. that is raising eyebrows all over the apparel industry. liz: as we see some of the numbers, i love to go back to the video, seeing people do it, the important point to be made you don't have to have a gym. doesn't have to be like that. you could do it in a church. do it in a cafeteria. do it in a synagogue basement, whatever you can do it anywhere. which brings me to this question. government regulation, has that ever tricked you up? is it more onerous now and how dii you overcome it? >> not really. liz: never a problem? >> government is pretty lax on the fitness industry. there are fitness certifying bodies. we encourage all the instructors to certify american council on exercise and american fitness. it is all good. liz: speaking of struggletores she is here with me on the set. i was a jane fonda. there are billy blanks. there are a million
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Dec 27, 2012 9:00pm EST
spaceships maybe they will invent the cars with cities built onment water free from the tentacles of u.s. government outside u.s. jurisdiction. it is have the fax? yes ideas spread and because of that we live in a wonderful world. that is our show. tonight. what a wonderful world? all i hear is unemployment, ll pollution, soc ial conflict it is a goode that somebody puts it into perspective.is m a swedish public health professor and usually don't like to put them on theyu would put you to sleep but he has caught the roads attention because he gave a talk to technology entertainment decide more than 100,000 times here is part of it. >> when i saw my mother and though the washing machine for the first time in her life. >> even grandma was invited to see the machine. she had hand washed laundry for seven children and she sat down in front of the ch she watched the entire program and was mesmerized to my grandmother>> b the washing machine was a are >> there 7 billion people and most have no access to the miracle. hav >> 2 billion have access but the remainnng 5 billion how do they wash? lik
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Dec 28, 2012 11:00am EST
cities of the east coast bracing for another. shibani: top of the hour every 15 minutes, we have lauren simonetti on the floor of the stock exchange. how are things looking? >> could be a lot worse but stocks are selling off for the fifth day in a row. the dow is down 67 points and the nasdaq down 9 and the s&p down 7. we were much lower earlier in the session. the vix index is spiking and volume to the downside today. is the second to last trading day of the year so this december rally, in jeopardy for the dow and the s and p and the nasdaq gave up the december gains but the financials go the market often times. as we look at the banks, here are the ones that are trading lower. bank of america down 1/2%, wells fargo trying to get into the green. as for the dow jones industrial average we have two stocks in the green, home depot is one of them and it turned into the positive after that strike at the east coast and gulf port was averted. american express is the other positive dow component. dennis: thank you very much. more on the kabuki theater in d.c. hours until the eleventh ho
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